Do you remember how you spent your first salary? Did you splurge on food, jewelry, or clothes? Irrespective of how you used what you first earned, I believe many will agree that getting paid the first paycheck was exciting. Better still, an opportunity to appreciate the value of money as well as parents who did everything to make ends meet. It’s no wonder, some use their first paycheck to show appreciation in return to loved ones in creative ways like a recent viral video.
The footage below shows how a young boy used his first paycheck to buy his little brother a gift he wanted. The smile-inducing video has everyone talking about the importance of kindness and love.
In the video, the boy comes in bearing gifts for his little brother, who is asleep on the bed. He puts the box beside the sleeping boy and tries to nudge him awake. When the little brother wakes up and realizes that his big brother has brought him a special gift, he jumps to his feet and runs to his brother to hug him tight.
After giving his brother an emotional pat on the back, the little one goes back to his new sneakers and marvels at the gift before going back in for a hug.
He clings to his big brother with tears in his eyes, while the happy big brother has a huge smile as he sees his sibling enjoy the gift he purchased for him. Like any older sibling, the boy takes the socks he bought with the sneakers and tells his brother to try them on. That’s when the little boy goes in for a third hug and happily puts on the sneakers and socks his brother bought with his first salary.
We hope this story has inspired you to do something for loved ones and those in need of love this Christmas season. Who will you be blessing with your Christmas paycheck? We’d love to hear from you in the comments section.